Vertex Week: advice for creating an art book with Spiridon Giannakis

Advice for creating an art book with Spiridon Giannakis

Do you have the burning ambition to launch your own art book and follow in the brush strokes of James Gurney, John Howe and Brian Froud? Then pay attention to Vertex Week 2022's guest speaker Spiridon Giannakis. The book publisher has helped many artists, including Even Mehl Amundsen, Andrew Mar, Alex Konstad, Abigail Larson to self-publish their art books. 

In his Vertex Week 2022 video Spiridon Giannakis presents his 10 tips planning, creating, and publishing your first art book.

With Spiridon Giannakis' advice still ringing in your ears why not take in more inspiration by following along with James Gurney's Vertex Week 2022 talk in which the New York best-selling listed artist reveals how to mix fantasy elements into your plein air painting

You also might want to read our list of the best art books in 2022. Or dig into our round-up of the best art techniques for anyone who loves painting and drawing. Digital artists, you can improve your skills with our 69 essential Photoshop tutorials.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.